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An ecology of the Bahamian hutia

Geocapromys ingrahami

by Kevin Clark Jordan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capromyidae,
  • Capromys,
  • Ecology,
  • Rodents

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kevin Clark Jordon
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 185 leaves :
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25917576M
    OCLC/WorldCa21992387

    This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Bahamian nerve centre for studying ecology and mapping plans for the total enjoyment of nature`s wonders is The Bahamas National Trust first established in Its headquarters is now an acre garden of rare palms and native Bahamian coppice: one of the largest private collections in the world.

    From – paleontologists from the Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH — formerly the Florida State Museum) excavated a large number of late Pleistocene and Holocene vertebrate fossil deposits in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. Very little was known about the fossil vertebrates of the Cayman Islands prior to the by: See: Environment & Ecology for Cruisers; The Hutia a small mammal unique to the Bahamas that was an endangered species. A number of years ago, an experiment was begun to reintroduce them to Warderick Wells Cay. As there are no natural predators for the Hutia on the Cay, the population has grown immensely.

    [Online e-book with print editions at irregular intervals] *equally contributing authors †undergraduate author AWARDS: , Travel award, Florida Museum of Natural History ($1,) , Travel award for the Phylogenomics Symposium and Software School, Ann Arbor, Michigan ($). Home range size and ecology vary tremendously among rock iguanas. These lizards are found on islands as small as 10, m 2 in size to areas over , km 2 (e.g., Cuba). On small islands, iguana home ranges are constrained by island size and iguana density (Knapp and Owens, ), whereas on larger islands, iguana home ranges are probably.


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An ecology of the Bahamian hutia: Geocapromys ingrahami / By. Jordan, Kevin Clark. Publication Details. Holding Institution. University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries. Sponsor. If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to enter the title and author information.

Click here to view the University of Florida catalog recordPages: The Hispaniolan hutia (Plagiodontia aedium) is one of several hutia (also called zagouti, and jutía in Spanish) species to have inhabited at some time the island of Hispaniola (island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic).The P.

aedium is the only scientifically confirmed extant species of the genus Plagiodontia; other species are either extinct or being debatedly catalogued as P Family: Capromyidae.

Wild Bahamas An Illustrated Ecology of The Bahamas: Sun, Sand, and Sea from A-Z Over the past two years, Leigh and Lisa Schmitt have been working dutifully behind the scenes.

In addition to their teaching, researching, and administrative roles at The Island School, Center for Sustainabl. Bahamian hutia (Geocapromys ingrahami) are endemic to The Bahamas. The skeletal remains of this species have been recovered from multiple Lucayan-associated archaeological sites in the region.

Among the unique and fascinating wildlife within our islands are several species only found here, some protected by law: the rare Bahamian iguana and its island subspecies, the very rare and elusive Bahamian hutia, the critically endangered Hawksbill Turtle, the Bimini Boa and other endemic snakes on islands like Acklins.

Ecotourism The Exumas. Exuma is home to two extensive national parks. The Exuma Cays Land and Sea National Park is an ecological preserve and wildlife refuge, where you can feed the endangered Bahamian iguanas or catch a glimpse of the elusive hutia with the assistance of one of the professional guides.

Little is known about its ecology, as most fossils found in the West Indies have been from the current epoch, the Holocene. A fossil trove in a flooded sinkhole on the Bahamian island of Great Abaco, found in and analyzed by a team of American and Bahamian researchers, has more than doubled the number of known Pleistocene species in the.

Bahamian hutia do not exist in the fossil record in the Turks and Caicos, indicating their translocation to the islands by humans. The zooarchaeology and isotopic ecology of the Bahamian hutia.

R. Borroto-Páez and the late A. Camacho Pérez study the systematics and natural history of the black-tailed hutia (Mesocapromys melanurus). Jordan analyzes the ecology of an introduced population of the Bahamian hutia (G. ingrahami) on Little Wax Cay in the northern Exuma Cays in the Bahamas.

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Morgan. A c20 hutia from the Exumas on display in the museum. Exhibits in the museum – there’s even a dead parrot for Monty Python fans. The population of the extant Bahama hutia species Geocapromys ingrahami became so depleted that by the s they were considered to be extinct. Then in a colony was discovered on East Plana Cay.

About this book. Paperback reprint of a hardback. As a review of the status of biogeography in the West Indies in the s, the first edition of Biogeography of the West Indies: Past, Present, and Future provided a synthesis of our current knowledge of the systematics and distribution of major plant and animal groups in the Caribbean Range: £ - £ Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park to Benefit Silver Fox Fishing Tournament.

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Hurricane Dorian and its serious effect on the Bahamas has given many of our scientists and staff cause to reflect on our island neighbors. Not only is our state closely related by geography, history and culture, Florida Museum and Bahamian scientists also have shared a great deal of research.

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Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. A c20 hutia from the Exumas on display in the museum. Exhibits in the museum – there’s even a dead parrot for Monty Python fans. The population of the extant Bahama hutia species Geocapromys ingrahami became so depleted that by the s they were considered to be extinct.

Then in a colony was discovered on East Plana Cay.my, functional morphology, ecology and natural history, parasitology, conservation, and studies of captive animals. This book is the 1st attempt to synthesize more than a century of information on the terrestrial or nonvolant mammals of the West Indies, including both living and fossil species, as well as mammal remains from archaeological : Gary S.

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